SKIPTON INTERNATIONAL PUPPET FESTIVAL


Welcome to England’s largest celebration of puppet theatre for families.


Since 2005 this cosy market town at the edge of the Yorkshire Dales has become

a magnet for puppet enthusiasts. Our biennial celebration showcases puppetry from

all over the UK and beyond. With a packed weekend of ticketed and free

performances, workshops, exhibitions and a parade, Skipton presents an inspirational melting pot for artists and enthusiasts, offering puppet experiences for every age.












LATEST NEWS


June 2017


Preparations for the forthcoming festival are in full swing. The final programme will be available later in July. See Festival 2017 for more details. Apart from an exciting programme of performances from artists from all over Europe, we also offer a fantastic Masterclass for puppeteers. Early bird offer ends end of June!





Past Festivals


2015

 Festival Reviews


a) Review by PUK (PuppeteersUK)


b) Review by Craven Herald


Photos / Videos:


aa) YouTube Video of Hubsite / Parade


aa) Picture Gallery of Parade by blu planet photography


cc) Picture Gallery of Parade by Malcolm Stoney


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2013

 Festival Reviews


a) Review by PUK (PuppeteersUK)


b) Review by a Visitor


c) Review by Craven Herald


Photos / Videos:


aa) YouTube Video of Hubsite / Parade


bb) Picture Gallery of Parade by blu planet photography


cc) Picture Gallery of Parade by Malcolm Stoney


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2011

 Festival Reviews


a) Review by PUK (PuppeteersUK)


b) Review by Animations Online


c) Review by Craven Herald


Photos / Videos:


aa) YouTube Video of Puppet Parade


bb) YouTube Video of Hubsite performance “Mario”


cc) Picture Gallery of Parade by blu planet photography


dd) Picture Gallery of Parade by LiveoopNorth


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2009

Festival Reviews:


a) Review by PUK (PuppeteersUK)


b) Review by Animations Online


c) Review by Craven Herald


d) Visitor’s comments (from Questionnaires)


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2007

Festival Reviews:


a) Review by PUK (PuppeteersUK)


b) Review by British Puppet & Model Theatre Guild


c) Review by Craven Herald


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 2005

Festival Reviews:


 Festival Review 2005



Festival 2017 CONTACT & Box Office & About Us Contact Join the Parade!!! Build your own puppet for the fantastic Puppet Parade on Sunday 1st October  Workshops are at Skipton Girl’s High School Sat/Sun: 15/16 Sept Sat/Sun:  22/23 Sept  See here for details